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  • Economic Update: Lessons About and From Socialism

    On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on the economic significance of Sanders' Iowa vote, Keynes on risks of revolution against capitalism, costs of oil market collapse. Interview with author Pete Dolack on lessons for today of past experiments in socialism.

  • ECONOMIC UPDATE: HOW MARKETS FAIL

    On this week's Economic Update, Prof.

  • Economic Update: Capitalism's Results

    On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on Obama on/in Detroit, Walmart closing stores, Santa Fe and public banking, food-makers' profits vs people's health. Major discussion of Oxfam and IECD reports on world poverty and inequality.

  • Economic Update: Fighting Rightist Economics

    On this week's episode of Economic Update, Prof. Wolff provides updates on worker actions by UK's "junior doctors" and Detroit teachers, Flint's poisoned water, Supreme Court struggle. More on US govt subsidy of religion. Interview on worker coops with Michael Johnson author of new book.

  • Global Capitalism: January 2016 Monthly Economic Update

    Capitalism Delivers the...: Inequality, Instability, Insecurity

    Co-sponsored by Democracy at Work, Left Forum, and Judson Memorial Church

    These programs begin with 30 minutes of short updates on important economic events of the last month. Then Wolff analyzes several major economic issues. For January these will include:

  • Economic Update: What Capitalism is

    On this week's episode Prof. Wolff provides updates on Obamacare scandal, bank errors threaten depositors, public pension looting, subsidizing religion. Major discussion of old vs new meanings of capitalism as an economic system.
  • Economic Update: Economics and Real Issues

    This episode provides updates on economics vs. the "free press," Nevada vs. public education and bikes displacing cars in Europe. We also respond to listeners' questions on the economics of closed ACA health co-ops and on inflation's dangers and impacts. Finally, we have major discussions on the Massachusetts Senate bill to tax rich universities and answering the question: "What is Capitalism?"

  • Economic Update: Capitalism and/or Socialism

    Updates on Spain's new left government, no NFL money for concussion research, Harvard runs like a business, Fresno research proves widespread hunger. Responses to questions on why corps buyback own shares and why the "new" gig economy is not new. Major topic: comparing old socialism (govt intervenes in economy) to new socialism (democratizing the enterprise).
  • Economic Update: Economic Lessons from 2015

    Updates on FED's interest rate hike, Peter Drucker on "like a business," gun business, and oil economics. Response to question on whether it is China that is slowing the world economy. Major discussion of Greek and Spanish austerity politics and how major oil, banking and auto corporations proved why we can and must do better than capitalism

  • Prof. Wolff on BlogTalkRadio.com: "Capitalism is Killing Us - So What's the Alternative"

    Prof. Wolff joins Karen Tate on BlogTalkRadio.com and he discusses how we've been brain-washed to think Capitalism is grand and socialism is evil and what we can do in the short and long term to fix things.

  • Economic Update: Transcending Capitalism

    Updates on denying bailout for Puerto Rico and gross wealth inequality in US and Wisconsin. Response to listeners on guns and the capitalist profit motive. Interview with Prof. Cathy Mulder on transcending capitalism via worker cooperatives.

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